Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 10 results

The impacts of climate change on cropland allocation, crop production, output prices and social welfare in Israel: a structural econometric framework.

Published online: 11 Apr 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Reznik, A. & Kimhi, A. & Kaminski, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper combines a structural estimation of vegetative-agriculture supply, based on a farmland-allocation model, with a market-level partial equili...

Read more

The nexus of irrigation-water salinity, agricultural policy and long-run water management: lessons from the case of Israel.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Slater, Y. & Reznik, A. & Finkelshtain, I.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper incorporates the detrimental agronomic effects of irrigation-water salinity into an empirical economy-wide dynamic hydro-economic model to ...

Read more

Handling the weather: insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa.

Published online: 25 Mar 2015

Authors: Nicola, F. de

Content type: Bulletin

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper exam...

Read more

Integrating socio-economics and ecology: a taxonomy of quantitative methods and a review of their use in agro-ecology.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Cooke, I. R. & Queenborough, S. A. & Mattison, E. H. A. & Bailey, A. P. & Sandars, D. L. & Graves, A. R. & Morris, J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Trawick, P. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Answering many of the critical questions in conservation, development and environmental management requires integrating the social and natural science...

Read more

Deriving Australian citizens' willingness to pay for carbon farming benefits: a choice experiment study.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Landstra, Y. & Kragt, M. E.

Content type: Bulletin

The Australian Government is facing the considerable challenges to cut back greenhouse gas emissions to five percent under 2000 levels by the year 202...

Read more

Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Alfani, F. & Arslan, A. & McCarthy, N. & Cavatassi, R. & Sitko, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural Zambia. The analysis aims at iden...

Read more

Economic valuation of forest ecosystem services in Kenya: implication for design of PES schemes and participatory forest management.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Okumu, B. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Forest ecosystem services are critical for human well-being as well as functioning and growth of economies. However, despite the growing demand for th...

Read more

Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

Read more

REDD+ impacts: evidence from Nepal.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Sharma, B. P. & Pattanayak, S. & Nepal, M. & Shyamsundar, P. & Karky, B. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD and REDD+) is an international mechanism for mitigating climate change impacts. The...

Read more

Quantification of within- and between-farm dispersal of Culicoides biting midges using an immunomarking technique.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Sanders, C. J. & Harrup, L. E. & Tugwell, L. A. & Brugman, V. A. & England, M. & Carpenter, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culicoides biting midges (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) are vectors of arboviruses that cause significant economic and welfare impact. Local-scale spread ...

Read more